comfort woman

comfort woman
A woman forced, or supposedly recruited, into brothels by the Japanese occupation forces during World War II.

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  • comfort woman — noun a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II she wrote a book about her harsh experiences as a comfort woman • Syn: ↑ianfu • Hypernyms: ↑prostitute, ↑cocotte, ↑whore, ↑harlot, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • comfort woman — /ˈkʌmfət wʊmən/ (say kumfuht woomuhn) noun World War II a woman, especially a Korean, forced by the Japanese military to become a prostitute to serve the needs of the Japanese servicemen …  

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  • woman of the street — noun a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money • Syn: ↑prostitute, ↑cocotte, ↑whore, ↑harlot, ↑bawd, ↑tart, ↑cyprian, ↑fancy woman, ↑working girl, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Comfort — Com fort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comforted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comforting.}] [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con + fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • comfort — 01. The old woman s cat was a real [comfort] to her after the death of her husband. 02. The father [comforted] his daughter with a hug after she was scared by a dog. 03. I know this big couch is really old, but it s [comfortable], so I don t want …   Grammatical examples in English

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